Topics: Abuse, Child abuse, Bullying Pages: 2 (780 words) Published: May 29, 2014
Unit 5 - Principles of safe guarding and protection in health and safety Physical abuse - is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm Standing over you, getting "in your face," blocking a doorway, grabbing you if you try to leave, kicking, punching, biting, slapping, choking, threatening to harm you, using weapons, throwing things, breaking things, punching walls or doors, driving recklessly, burning, cutting, pulling hair, stabbing, strangling, tying or confining you, preventing you from seeking medical care Sexual abuse - is any sort of non-consensual sexual contact

Rape, unwanted sexual touching, vulgar comments, pressure for sex, forcing you to have unprotected sex, forcing you to get pregnant or to have an abortion, sexting, forcing you to have sex with other people or to watch your partner have sex with someone else, forcing you to use or participate in pornography. Emotional/Physiological abuse - any act including confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation or any other treatment which may diminish the sense of identity, dignity, and self Yelling or swearing, Name calling or insults; mocking, Threats and intimidation, Ignoring or excluding, Isolating, Humiliating, and Denial of the abuse and blaming of the victim-worth. Financial abuse- is a form of mistreatment in which an abuser forcibly controls a victim's finances Misusing a power of attorney, Persuading, tricking, or threatening the adult out of money, property, or possessions (and this includes attempts to do any of these), Cashing pension or other cheques without authorization, Use of the adult's money for purposes other than what was intended by the adult. Institutional abuse - is the maltreatment of a person from a system of power Child abuse, such as neglect, physical and sexual abuse, and hunger, to the effects of assistance programs working below acceptable service...
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